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Grazing strategies just one part of the soil carbon puzzle

Grazing strategies just one part of the soil carbon puzzle

From the desk of Suzannah, Project Coordinator.  Grazing management strategies used by livestock producers should be considered as part of efforts to optimise soil carbon sequestration, but other production or ecological benefits may outweigh potential soil carbon...

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Community focus on beach nesting birds in Esperance

Community focus on beach nesting birds in Esperance

From the desk of Jimena, South Coast Enviro-Experiences.  Recently, twenty eager participants gathered at the Noel White Centre to learn about the amazing beach nesting birds that we are lucky to have on our southern coastline. Lisa Nicholson from Birdlife Australia...

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Planting season wrap up for Yakamia Creek

Planting season wrap up for Yakamia Creek

From the desk of Natalie, Projects Leader. In culmination of a very successful year of community events, South Coast NRM has completed another year of regeneration and planting seedlings along Yakamia Creek. Thirty-eight community members and local contractors carried...

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It takes a team to win the war on microplastics

It takes a team to win the war on microplastics

From the desk of Jimena, South Coast Enviro-Experiences. Our incredible Esperance community recently came together for a series of beach cleanups, making such a positive impact on our beautiful coastline.  With the extraordinary support of Southern Ports, Eesperance...

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Protecting our marine wildlife from disposable plastics

Protecting our marine wildlife from disposable plastics

From the desk of Catherine, South Coast Enviro-Experiences Project Officer. We are constantly confronted with reminders of the extensive harm that disposable plastics are inflicting upon our marine wildlife. There have been consistent messages emphasising the threat...

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Inspiration and opportunities to make sustainable choices

Inspiration and opportunities to make sustainable choices

From the desk of Catherine, South Coast Enviro-Experiences Project Officer. You don’t have to be a greenie to understand how important it is to be ‘sustainable in your own backyard’. Inspiration and opportunities to make sustainable choices were showcased en-mass at...

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Dusk Watch the perfect time to monitor nocturnal animals

Dusk Watch the perfect time to monitor nocturnal animals

From the desk of Catherine, South Coast Enviro-Experiences Project Officer. Tjuirtgellong/ Lake Seppings provided the ideal location for the Conservation Council of WA and the South Coast Enviro Experiences team to take a passionate group of citizen scientists to...

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Wonderful wildflowers celebrated across the south coast

Wonderful wildflowers celebrated across the south coast

From the desk of Jimena, South Coast Enviro-Experiences Project Officer. The South Coast Enviro Experiences team had an incredible week at the Esperance Wildflower Festival. We're still basking in the afterglow of this year's event and wanted to extend our heartfelt...

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Learning opportunities to protect our ocean

Learning opportunities to protect our ocean

From the desk of Jimena, South Coast Enviro-Experiences Project Officer. Surrounded by great weather and the beautiful scenery of Picnic Cove, we engaged students with a lesson about fish and their unique characteristics, a topic that students had been researching...

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Deep in the mud at subsurface drainage field day

Deep in the mud at subsurface drainage field day

From the desk of Sophie, Regional Agricultural Landcare Facilitator - East.   After nigh on 11 inches of rain over two months at the Neridup subsurface drainage trial site, the heavens continued to open in early August. On Thursday, 3rd August, with less than twelve...

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Esperance kids take on waves of knowledge from ocean school

Esperance kids take on waves of knowledge from ocean school

From the desk of Jimena, South Coast Enviro-Experiences Project Officer.  Once again, an amazing group of 45 home schoolers and parents gathered at 11 Mile Beach in Esperance for their second edition of Ocean School. Whales were this weeks subject of study, to mark...

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